Category Archives: hospital

Crash in Burscough causes road closure and gridlock

The A59 has been closed between Red Cat Lane and Orrell Lane in Burscough after a crash involving a motorbike and a van. The crash near the Tesco roundabout happened at around 11am. An air ambulance was sent to the scene but thankfully was not needed as the biker was taken by ambulance to Aintree Hospital Lancashire Police are urging drivers to

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Police want to speak to Aughton man about serious assault.

Lancashire Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to following a serious assault on Southport Road in Ormskirk on 28th April. The incident happened at around 2.45am and two men had to be taken to hospital to be treated for stab wounds. John James Jones of Ennerdale Drive, is 6ft 1 and of heavy build

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Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies

Police have confirmed the sad news that a motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on County Road, Ormskirk. The collision occured at 5pm on Wednesday April 18, when the bike – a Yamaha MT10 – collided with a Honda Civic, causing the rider to be thrown from the vehicle. The motorcyclist suffered multiple serious injuries and was

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NHS bans common items from prescriptions

The NHS has recently banned some “over the counter” remedies in a major cost-cutting plan. NHS England officials have ruled that items such as paracetamol, cold treatments, cough mixture, eye drops, laxatives and sun creams are among a range of products that will not be routinely prescribed. This is part of proposals to rein in prescriptions for medicines for some

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Be advise of disruption at Southport Hospital today

Saturday morning will see a 60m-high crane roll into Southport hospital on March 24. It will lift four ready-built modules into place to assemble for the A&E extension. Parking and traffic access will be disrupted while the work is under way. There will be also disruption for some patients in Wards 9A and 9B during the lifting work. Ward managers

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